TITLE

History of GARB, indexing software for loose-leaf publications

AUTHOR(S)
Revier, Hank
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Indexer;Oct2006, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p119
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the history and development of the GARB indexing software which was designed to index loose-leaf publications. The name GARB is an acronym for Programma voor GeAutomatiseerde RegisterBewerking (translated from the Dutch as computerized indexing). The largest difference between indexing of loose-leaf publications and standard books is the necessity for constant maintenance as the publication is updated. The indexing software requires frequent modernization as technology rapidly advances.
ACCESSION #
22991153

 

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